Roy M. Soetikno, MD, Tonya Kaltenbach, MD, Peter B. Kelsey, MD, Kenneth R. McQuaid MD, FASGE
Lower gastrointestinal bleeding is common, accounting for approximately 30% of all major GI bleeding. The approach to lower GI bleeding is controversial. Recent studies have shown that urgent colonoscopy can be safe and therapeutic. The purpose of this educational program is to describe the art and science of the endoscopic management of patients with acute severe lower GI bleeding.
[2007 - TRT 33:13]